Blue Devil Junior High Girls Basketball Teams Begin Season

Blue Devil Junior High Girls Basketball Teams Begin Season
Courtesy of Kiley Koch. Wayne Eighth-Grade Girls Win Humphrey Tournament.

WAYNE – Junior High girls basketball began their season with an eighth grade tournament this past Saturday ahead of a Tuesday doubleheader earlier this week.

From Humphrey High School, Wayne High played a pair of games on Saturday, November 20.

In game one against Humphrey, the Wayne JH eighth graders won 42-15 before winning against Clarkson-Leigh, 40-19 in the finals.

Haley Kramer paced the Wayne JH team in both games with 12 and 13 points respectively. Jordyn Gamble scored nine points as Reagan McGuire and Reginae Menyweather both scored six points in game one and Mackenzie Nissen added 11 points and Elle Powicki with six points in game two.

The Wayne Junior High girls basketball team opened their home schedule with Bancroft-Rosalie earlier this week on Tuesday.

From the eighth-grade outing, Wayne JH won 30-23. The Blue Devil JH girls were led in scoring by Haley Kramer with seven points followed by Elle Powicki and Reagan McGuire with six points each. Mackenzie Nissen poured in five points while other scoring came from Addison Sharpe (three); Nyla Bolles (two) and Claire Lutter (one).

Moving into the seventh-grade game, Wayne High won 10-0 in the two quarters played.

Scoring came from Lily Gubbels with five points, Alex Legler had three points and Mallory Redden had two points.

Next up for the Wayne Junior High girls basketball teams will be a home contest with Hartington Cedar Catholic on Tuesday, November 30 from the elementary. The JH boys games will start in January.